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Mitch Perry Report for 7.26.16 – A hot mess in Philly

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Day One of the #DemsinPhilly was something of a hot mess — sometimes chaotic, but ultimately rewarding. But enough of what went on with me before or after entering the Wells Fargo Center yesterday afternoon. The highlight was Michelle Obama‘s address, described by some pundits as one of the finest in recent vintage, and certainly the most memorable from any First Lady that I can think of. Cory Booker was also strong, though I agree with David Axelrod‘s helpful criticism that if he can modulate…

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House Dems slam Marco Rubio for immigration vote — his first since Sept. 24

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In recent weeks, Democrats (and even some opposing Republican presidential candidates) have relished attacking Marco Rubio for missing votes in the Senate as he campaigns for president. But on Tuesday, three members of the Democratic Progressive Caucus were attacking the Florida senator for a bill that he actually voted on (his first since September 24) — a bill that would force sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal immigration officials. The measure lost on Tuesday when it failed to get the 60 votes…

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